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Diocese of Tunduru-Masasi

Dioecesis Tunduruensis-Masasiensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Castor Paul Msemwa, Bishop
  • Magnus Mwalunyungu, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 17 October 1986
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Songea
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Tanzania, United Republic of
  • Square Kilometers: 22,730 (8,779 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: P.O. Box 240, Tunduru, Tanzania
  • Telephone: (075)736.63.98
  • Fax: (025)26.80.428

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
17 October 1986ErectedDiocese of Nachingwea Diocese of Tunduru-Masasi (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
199052,311571,8819.1%1219311,687424414ap1991
199969,617608,21411.4%1613292,400567515ap2000
200081,091574,93314.1%2012322,534277515ap2001
200185,306669,85412.7%2013332,585288118ap2002
200292,087776,87011.9%1612283,288125215ap2003
200394,289585,60816.1%2413372,548182416ap2004
200490,740669,85413.5%2410342,668302618ap2005
2010107,659763,00014.1%1811293,712228219ap2011

Note: Any changes in boundaries over time are not indicated in the above table.


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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